Daily Archives: 8 March 2011

Wisdom Vigil

The students enjoyed the All Saints’ Vigil so much last semester they didn’t want to wait till next November to do it again. What other ideas, they asked, could we do? I suggested one for our patronal feast, January 28th. … Continue reading

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Dress in Layers

Warm, yes, but does it fit with SC 124? Ordinaries, by the encouragement and favor they show to art which is truly sacred, should strive after noble beauty rather than mere sumptuous display. This principle is to apply also in … Continue reading

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Zombie Liturgy?

Mark Johnson of Australia hits hard at MR3 and the exaltation of “a ‘zombified’ liturgy”: Vernacular is a living language, and is more in harmony with our essential reason for being: to proclaim the Living God, not one expressing the … Continue reading

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GILM 46-47: Faith

In two heavily footnoted sections, we read a reminder about Catholic teaching on the presence of Christ in the liturgy. Then we have a modest expansion on GILM 45’s principle that the liturgy is a major setting for our exposure … Continue reading

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